Reward Wales, says ex-first minister

BBC World News - 17 hours 21 min ago
Wales should be rewarded for not putting the UK "through the mincer" of a referendum on independence, former first minister Rhodri Morgan says, after Scotland voted to stay in the UK.
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Artist wins top painting prize at 80

BBC World News - 17 hours 39 min ago
Artist Rose Wylie wins the John Moores Painting Prize, one of the UK's most prestigious art awards, at the age of 80.
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Ukraine joins regional military unit

BBC World News - 17 hours 42 min ago
Defence ministers from Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania sign an act to form a new joint military unit of several thousand soldiers.
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Mexico 'leading drug lord' killed

BBC World News - 18 hours 3 min ago
Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel.
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Red Bull 'can upset Mercedes fight'

BBC World News - 18 hours 10 min ago
Sebastian Vettel believes Red Bull could upset the Mercedes title battle in this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
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Queen urges referendum 'respect'

BBC World News - 18 hours 19 min ago
The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum.
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Platini will not return £16,000 watch

BBC World News - 18 hours 43 min ago
Uefa president Michel Platini insists he will not return a watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
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10 things we didn't know last week

BBC World News - 19 hours 3 min ago
The most efficient break is 17 minutes, and more nuggets
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VIDEO: What could Act Two hold? In 60 secs

BBC World News - 19 hours 11 min ago
The stage is still set for change after the independence vote, not just in the Scotland, but the rest of the UK.
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Redundancies at Phones 4U HQ

BBC World News - 19 hours 22 min ago
Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.
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Syrian heritage destruction revealed in satellite images

BBC World News - 19 hours 24 min ago
Satellite images reveal Syria's heritage trashed by war
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Rotherham official to quit council

BBC World News - 19 hours 26 min ago
Joyce Thacker, director for children's services, to leave council in Rotherham, UK, in wake of abuse report scandal
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Guilty plea in US embassy bombings

BBC World News - 19 hours 27 min ago
An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.
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Alibaba shares surge on NY debut

BBC World News - 19 hours 59 min ago
Alibaba's shares open significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
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51 children die from abuse

Japan Education News - 20 hours 13 min ago
Fifty-one children died in 49 abuse cases in Japan in fiscal 2012, excluding deaths from murder-suicide cases, with both numbers falling by seven from the preceding year, a Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry report showed Friday. (The Japan News)
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Salmond to quit as first minister

BBC World News - 20 hours 21 min ago
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence.
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Ukraine exits next year's Eurovision

BBC World News - 20 hours 23 min ago
Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.
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No, Japan is not an oasis for CD sales

Japan Business News - 20 hours 25 min ago
It would be foolish to look to Japan as a model for the future of the music industry. (
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Hamilton top under Singapore lights

BBC World News - 20 hours 26 min ago
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg is 13th fastest.
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17-year-old girl sprayed with paint thinner while walking home

Japan Society News - 20 hours 31 min ago
Police in Tokyo said Friday they are looking for a man who sprayed a 17-year-old girl with a liquid resembling paint thinner as she walked home on Wednesday night-the third such incident to occur in the area since last month. (Japan Today)
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